A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. In Season 2, we're going through Rework (the book) chapter by chapter and talking with authors, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, about what's changed in the world of business over the last eleven years since the book was published.


episode 6: Workaholism

Working long hours, putting in overtime, logging on on the weekends, have become badges of honor, but there's a big difference between work and getting stuff done. This week Jason and David push back against this idea of workaholism.

Show Notes

  • 01:37 - Six-week cycles (Shape Up)
  • 02:46 - On Apple's monopoly power to destroy HEY (Signal v. Noise)
  • 09:10 - Oura Ring
  • 10:47 - Test-driven development (Wikipedia)
  • 12:50 - An Inside Look at Google's Best Employee Perks (Inc.)
  • 17:12 - Paid Time Off (Basecamp Employee Handbook)
  • 24:19 - Summer Hours (Basecamp Employee Handbook)


 2021-10-12  26m